List of John Benjamins publications for which Kate Scott plays a role.
Memes as multimodal metaphors: A relevance theory analysis. New Developments in Relevance Theory, Padilla Cruz, Manuel and Agnieszka Piskorska (eds.), pp. 277–2982021.
In this article I analyse object labelling image macro internet memes as multimodal metaphors, taking the Distracted Boyfriend meme as a case study. Object labelling memes are multimodal texts in which users add labels to a stock photograph to convey messages that are often humorous or satirical in… read more | Article
Contrastive stress in English: Meaning, expectations and ostension. Beyond Meaning, Ifantidou, Elly, Louis de Saussure and Tim Wharton (eds.), pp. 29–422021.
In this chapter I consider where contrastive stress fits within the relevance-theoretic model of utterance interpretation. In particular, I focus on contrastive stress as a cue to ostension which layers on top of the ostensive act of producing an utterance and which guides inferential processes.… read more | Chapter
Chapter 6. When EVERYTHING STANDS OUT, Nothing Does: Typography, expectations and procedures. Relevance Theory, Figuration, and Continuity in Pragmatics, Piskorska, Agnieszka (ed.), pp. 167–1922020.
Writers often use typographical features such as capitalization, boldface or underlining to draw attention to particular words or phrases in a written text. In this article we use ideas from the relevance-theoretic pragmatic framework to discuss how use of typographical features may convey meaning… read more | Chapter
Chapter 5. Misleading and relevance in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Pragmatics and Literature, Chapman, Siobhan and Billy Clark (eds.), pp. 93–1142019.